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The Logic of the Progressive
Healthcare Death Cult

American Thinker, by Daren Jonescu

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Posted By:magnante, 1/25/2013 10:10:19 AM

Let us not waste another breath responding to the mock outrage with which progressives react to accusations such as Sarah Palin´s "death panel" remark. Whether ObamaCare´s Independent Payment Advisory Board should correctly be described as a "death panel" or a "cost-reduction system" is actually a stale semantics debate, given that when they are not acting outraged, leftists explain their real intentions quite clearly. Cutting to the chase, the proper question to ask is, "Why are progressives willing to condemn the old and infirm to death?"

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: runningdoc, 1/25/2013 10:35:17 AM     (No. 9138529)

"Why are progressives willing to condemn the old and infirm to death?" This is no mystery at all. For the last 40 years they have killed 55 million babies. Good grief, what are few old geezers after that? They have seared consciences, if they ever had any. Just like Stalin. Kill a few and its a tragedy. Kill millions and its a statistic. Abortion is the same moral stench that slavery was before the civil war! We will remain mired in our current garbage dump until we do something about it.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grambo, 1/25/2013 10:39:28 AM     (No. 9138540)

We are going to see the government proclaim that the poor should be just as well taken care of as the wealthy (sounds good, doesn’t it?) so, the wealthy should not be permitted to buy better care than the poor. It should be illegal, in other words to go outside the system, for MD’s to contract privately to provide care to the wealthy.

Won’t happen, you say. That’s precisely what the Canadian system did and does. It can happen. Just watch how long it is before the Left rises up against the burgeoning “concierge practices.”


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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 1/25/2013 10:50:27 AM     (No. 9138564)

This is nothing new. It appears to be an offshoot of the eugenics movement of the early to mid 1900´s. The goal was to rid society of those who were a burden. This included the old, the sick and the mentally ill. It was championed by the intellectual elites and carried out by tyrants.
The rider may change, but its the same old horse. Today´s rider is the democrat party.
Its an easy idea to get behind if you can completely set aside compassion and humanity.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: theodorea, 1/25/2013 11:49:55 AM     (No. 9138747)

Go to http://www.theblaze.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Eugenics-Nazi-Daily-Living-Costs-with-Heriditary-Disease.jpg
or search Google images (Nazi eugenics) for similar images. The logis was the same.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jar, 1/25/2013 1:06:41 PM     (No. 9138942)

Well, the least they should do is offer free euthanasia to everybody of retirement age. That would solve the population problem, too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Magic8Ball, 1/25/2013 1:09:50 PM     (No. 9138949)

Soylent Green is people. Maybe the elderly could be turned into biofuel.

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